A new Coronavirus, named COVID-19, was first detected in China's Wuhan Province in 2019. This virus as of February 2020, has tens of thousand of reported cases in China, with more appearing outside the region as time goes on. The Coronavirus impact on gaming has slowly grown, seeing manufacturers report delays of new and existing hardware, the pullout of companies at events like GDC and PAX East, and even full cancellation of events. While small right now, the Coronavirus impact on gaming may expand over time.

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EVE Online PLEX For Good Campaign Raises $135K for COVID-19 Relief


The EVE Online PLEX For Good campaign has raised over $135,000 to support COVID-19 Relief via the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and the John Hopkins Center for Health Security.

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Plague Inc: The Cure Released - Fight a Pandemic In Plague Inc


Ndemic, the publisher and developer of Plague Inc. has seen their fruits of their partnership with global health experts in the form of Plague Inc: The Cure, a major expansion to

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Evil Genius 2 Has Been Delayed


Developer and publisher Rebellion has announced that their upcoming strategic simulator, Evil Genius 2, has been delayed from a 2020 release to the first half of 2021.

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The Long Dark Episode 4 Release Date Delayed to 2021


Work-from-home challenges will see The Long Dark Episode 4 release date delayed beyond its intended December 2020 launch window.

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Stronghold: Warlords Release Date Delayed to 2021


COVID-19 development challenges will see the Stronghold: Warlords release date delayed by several months so that the developers can have more time to get everything just right.

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Arkane Studios Delays Deathloop To Q2 2021


Arkane Studios has delayed its upcoming shooter Deathloop until Q2 2021.

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Halo Infinite Delayed From Xbox Series X Launch


In a shocking announcement today, 343 studio head Chris Lee announced that Halo Infinite will be delayed, meaning it will not hit make the launch of the Xbox Series X.

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NHL 21 Delayed And No Next-Gen Version


NHL 21 has been delayed until October of this year, shifting one month from its annual release date of September. The first look for NHL 21 is in August.

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light Release Date Delayed to Later in 2020


There's a bit of bad news for the FPSMMO fans out there: the Destiny 2: Beyond Light release date has been pushed back to later in 2020.

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FF7 Remake Part 2 May Be Delayed by Pandemic Challenges


While fans have been enjoying the remastered adventures of Cloud and his friends, we're still waiting on the FF7 Remake Part 2